Miami Sea Rise News

Federal Government Proposes $4.6B Plan to Protect Miami from Climate Impacts

The federal government is proposing a $4.6 billion plan to protect the low-lying Miami area from the effects of climate change, including the construction of miles of sea walls. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a draft plan Friday …

Miami Aims To Be Carbon Neutral by 2050 Under ‘Climate Ready’ Plan

With sea level rise already lapping at its door, the city of Miami made its first significant commitment to address the root cause of climate change, not just the symptoms. The city government plans to go carbon neutral by 2050, …

Miami’s Rising Seas Force ‘Underwater Homeowners’ to Mobilize

The “Underwater Homeowners Association” sounds like a sad joke about the future of real estate in flood-prone Miami. It’s actually an earnest effort to turn neighbors into climate-change advocates, block-by-block. Starting in his affluent suburb of Pinecrest, artist Xavier Cortada …

Sea Rise Blamed for Failure of Miami-Dade Septic Tanks

Miami-Dade has tens of thousands of septic tanks, and a new report reveals most are already malfunctioning – the smelly and unhealthy evidence of which often ends up in people’s yards and homes. It’s a billion-dollar problem that climate change …

Florida Youth Activist Urges Industry to Step Up Fight Against Climate Change

Seventeen-year-old climate activist Delaney Reynolds has a message for the insurance industry on the topic of climate change: It’s time to step up and take action against this global crisis. “Your future customers understand that we have a problem, and …